[kom-uh-shoo r, -shur] /ˈkɒm əˌʃʊər, -ˌʃɜr/
a joint; seam; suture.
Botany. the joint or face by which one carpel coheres with another.
Anatomy, Zoology. a connecting band of nerve fiber, especially one joining the right and left sides of the brain or spinal cord.
a band of tissue linking two parts or organs, such as the nervous tissue connecting the right and left sides of the brain in vertebrates
any of various joints between parts, as between the carpels, leaf lobes, etc, of a plant
commissure com·mis·sure (kŏm’ə-shur’)
- Commissure of cerebral hemispheres
commissure of cerebral hemispheres n. See corpus callosum.
[kom-uh-shuh-rot-uh-mee] /ˌkɒm ə ʃəˈrɒt ə mi/ noun, plural commissurotomies. Surgery. 1. the incision of a band of , especially of mitral fibers, to correct mitral stenosis. commissurotomy com·mis·sur·ot·o·my (kŏm’ə-shu-rŏt’ə-mē, -su-) n.
[kuh-mit] /kəˈmɪt/ verb (used with object), committed, committing. 1. to give in trust or charge; consign. 2. to consign for preservation: to commit ideas to writing; to commit a poem to memory. 3. to pledge (oneself) to a position on an issue or question; express (one’s intention, feeling, etc.): Asked if he was a candidate, […]
[kuh-mit-muh nt] /kəˈmɪt mənt/ noun 1. the act of committing. 2. the state of being committed. 3. the act of committing, pledging, or engaging oneself. 4. a pledge or promise; obligation: We have made a commitment to pay our bills on time. 5. engagement; involvement: They have a sincere commitment to religion. 6. perpetration or […]